What are the treatments for foot drop?

Answer Foot drop--or drop foot-- is a nerve and muscle disorder that prevents you from lifting your foot at the ankle. You might also have trouble moving your foot inward or outward from the ankle and poi... Read More »

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What is the difference between drop foot&tibeal flat foot deformity?

Tibial flat foot deformity, also known as adult acquired flat foot, involves the arches of the feet. Drop foot is a neuromuscular issue causing loss of function in the front portion of the foot. Bo... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Drop Foot & Tibial Flat Foot Deformity?

Drop foot and tibial flat foot deformity are two conditions affecting the ability to walk with a normal gait. While tibial flat foot deformity is a distinct syndrome, drop foot appears as a symptom... Read More »

What is the pitch of a 6 foot drop in a 24 foot run?

slope calculation "pitch" can be measured in degree or percent drop.  So, if you drop 6' vertically over 24', you would the pitch, or slope, would be 25%.  Expressed in degrees, given that 90 deg... Read More »

What is drop foot?

Drop foot is a disorder of the muscles and nerves that affects the ability to raise the foot at the ankle. People with drop foot are not able to point the toes toward the body (dorsiflexion) or to ... Read More »